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Ford Capri

Buoyed by the unprecedented success of its Mustang, Ford tried to repeat the trick in Europe with this more compact pony car. Launched as ‘The car you always promised yourself, the Capri was never as successful as the Mustang was ...

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NSU RO 80

In the roster of glorious automotive failures, few can compete with the NSU R08O. which may have been the Car of the Year in 1967, but that was no guarantee of commercial success. Although it offered superb high-speed refinement, the ...

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Plymouth Fury

Although Plymouth was killed off in 2001. at one time it was America’s third-biggest car maker. When you look at some of the charismatic cars it used to produce, it’s easy to see why: machines like the 1958 Fury were ...

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Fiat 124 Spider

Fiat had the American market in mind when it produced the 124 Spider, which is why it was only ever available with left-hand drive. The car was sold in mainland Europe though, with 1.6-litre power when it went on sale ...

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Saab 99 Turbo

Contrary to popular belief, this wasn’t the world’s first production turbocharged car – and it wasn’t the 1973 BMW 2002 Turbo either (it was the 1962 Oldsmobile Jetfire). But the 99 Turbo was one of the first boosted cars built ...

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